National Health Education Week – October 16-20, 2023

Since 1995, SOPHE has led the National Health Education Week* (NHEW) celebration during the third week of October.

NHEW activities increase awareness of major public health issues and promote a better understanding of the role of health education and health promotion.

Join SOPHE, its chapters, members, and partners every October for events, webinars, and activities across the country.

*Initially in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services

2023 Daily themes

Monday: Behind the Screen: Adolescents’ Mental Health

Tuesday: Maternal You Should Know About Maternal & Child Health

Wednesday: Health as a Civil Right

Thursday: Impact of Social Media & Misinformation on Health Communications

Friday: Advancing Health Equity Through Advocacy